A Flinders Ranges tradition since 1974
Watch gum-lined creeks, bluebush-studded hills and ancient rocky outcrops roll past at the relaxed pace of years gone by. All trains use historic steam or diesel locomotives and immaculately restored timber carriages up to 100 years old. The Pichi Richi Railway is a Flinders Ranges tradition, proudly restored and run by volunteers since 1974.
Lonely Planet has named South Australia in the Top 10 regions to visit globally in 2017.
Mighty Trains - The Ghan
This program from the Discovery Channel Canada and aired on Channel 7 on 16 February 2017 includes great footage of Pichi Richi Railway and information on the original Ghan.
Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program grant
7 November 2016 - SA Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock has announced that the Pichi Richi Railway in the Flinders Ranges is set to undergo critical infrastructure upgrades with assistance from a $150,000 State Government Upper Spencer Gulf and Outback Futures Program grant.
The Coffee Pot Returns
Clip from 9 News Adelaide 22 April 2016
The "MacArthur Car": NIA36
The latest clip from Ron Kandelaars and 7 News shows NIA36 in service on the Afghan Express.